A Master of
Legal Studies -
Delivered Online

Washington University School of Law is ranked as a top-20 law school by U.S. News & World Report.¹

Expand Your Legal Knowledge in 12 Months

Delivered online from Washington University's top-ranked School of Law, the Master of Legal Studies program is ideal for professionals in a variety of fields who would benefit from understanding the U.S. legal system, but do not wish to practice law.


Cultivate key legal skills and knowledge with self-paced coursework

Foster connections with a diverse community of professionals across the U.S.

Attend live, interactive classes in a face-to-face online classroom

Submit your application without GRE or LSAT scores

Apply your studies every day to your career

Invest in yourself and your career without relocating

Students in the MLS program can choose to focus their studies in one of our five concentrations: Business Law, Conflict Resolution, Litigation, Regulatory Compliance, and Employment Law. Concentrations allow you to specialize in a particular area of law and customize your degree to your professional interests.

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¹ 2022 Best Law Schools. (2020). U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved June 2021, from https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings